A White House video about the Obama administration's faith-based initiatives, with commentary by DuBois.
On Being Blog
With high hopes come far falls. Here, we embedded a live stream for people to view real-time. In the end, a wired Ethernet connection wasn't enough.
[Editor’s note: I was combing through a test blog for SOF that never made it into production. One of the entries I posted I regretted not publishing. The piece is timeless, so I thought I’d re-post for you design lovers.]
The design house of mike and maaike developed a wonderfully elegant and simple bookshelf for a curated series of bookshelves. Its title: “religion.” Niches for seven influential religious texts are carved out of a three-foot-long piece of hardwood and reverently cozied up to one another. Included are the Bhagavad Gita, the Bible, the Qur’an, Confucius’ The Analects, the Tao Te Ching (translated by Stephen Mitchell), The Discourses of the Buddha, and the Torah.
An enigmatic history flow diagram tracking the editing path of the term "evolution."
A found image adds a layer to the relationship between Darwin's theory and religion.
A Buddhist teacher provides methods for coping with uncertainty, and our senior editor finds community and respite in music.